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When can you start drinking again alcoholic beverages after a tonsillectomy?

When can you start drinking again alcoholic beverages after a tonsillectomy?

Tonsillectomy: When the tissues are healed, no pain with swallowing acidic or solid foods. ...Read more

Dr. Dale Tylor
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Can I have one alcoholic drink (wine or mixed drink) the night before a tonsillectomy?

Can I have one alcoholic drink (wine or mixed drink) the night before a tonsillectomy?

Why chance it: Ask the surgeon to be sure, but why chance any issues with your surgery. Usually, the surgeon will require a patient to be npo (nulla per os-nothing by mouth) the night before, which would mean you should not. Good luck with your surgery. ...Read more

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I have two buddies of mine who drink 3-5 alcoholic beverages a day, is that a clinical alcoholic?

I have two buddies of mine who drink 3-5 alcoholic beverages a day, is that a clinical alcoholic?

Abuse or at risk: In men less than age 65 more than 3 drinks in 1 day or 14 in a week is considered abuse and at risk. We do not use clinical. However we use abuse or dependency both are present > 1 year but abuse has 1 criteria , dependency 3 or more they are at risk and abuse. Have them talk to their doctor. ...Read more

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What is the effect of taking up medicine and drinking alcoholic beverages?

What is the effect of taking up medicine and drinking alcoholic beverages?

Risky/dangerous: A total of 886 drugs (5667 brand and generic names) are known to interact with alcohol (contained in alcoholic beverages) (ethanol). 130 major drug interactions, 722 moderate drug interactions, 34 minor drug interactions. Ask your prescriber and/or pharmacist about your specific medications. ...Read more

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Will drinking alcoholic beverages affect my sarcoidosis?

Will drinking alcoholic beverages affect my sarcoidosis?

YES: Alcohol affects everything. It is a toxin. You have t decide if it is worth the risk and this will be determined by the severity of your disease. It will also affect the metabolism and affect of any medications you may be taking. Safest course is to not drink it. The more severe your sarcoid or more meds you take the greater your risk. ...Read more

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After the hCG diet how do you keep the weight off ? Can you drink alcoholic beverages on the diet?

After the hCG diet how do you keep the weight off ?  Can you drink alcoholic beverages on the diet?

You can't!: The major problem with every diet (the hcg, adkins, south beach, etc) is that when you stop it, you always regain the weight when you go back to eating the way way you were before. That's why the diets advertise losing weight quickly but rarely show people who kept the weight off. Remember: alcohol contains calories which can cause weight gain like any other drink. Limit it as much as you can. ...Read more

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If you have a chest cold is it a bad idea to drink alcoholic beverages?

If you have a chest cold is it a bad idea  to drink alcoholic beverages?

If U have a chest : Cold u can see u pcp to find out it is just cold or u have also infection, and u can try to rest. ...Read more

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How long after taking medicine should I wait to drink alcoholic beverages?

How long after taking medicine should I wait to drink alcoholic beverages?

Depends on medicine: This depends on the medication you're taking. Please ask your own physician, who is better able to answer. With some medications, you should not be drinking alcohol at all. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink alcoholic beverages & smoke with ocd?

Is it okay to drink alcoholic beverages & smoke with ocd?

Drinking with OCD: Drinking on a regular basis can further increase your anxiety and may impede in your treatment like developing coping skills to deal with your anxiety. Smoking can also decrease the effect of medications if you are taking for ocd. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcoholic beverages & smoke if you have ocd?

Can you drink alcoholic beverages & smoke if you have ocd?

Neither is good: Alcohol is a depressant, and should not be combined with antidepressants. Smoking can increase anxiety, and is bad for your health, but does not cause ocd to be worse. ...Read more

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Daily supplement says don't take with alcoholic beverages. Can i drink later though?

Daily supplement says don't take with alcoholic beverages. Can i drink later though?

I never understand: why people who ask if it's ok to drink never say HOW MUCH they are drinking HOW OFTEN. I guess I actually do understand - it is because they are drinking too much, too often. If you are talking about 1-2 social drinks on an occasion after taking your supplement (what kind, for what purpose?) it probably doesn't matter, but if you are getting drunk, then DON'T. ...Read more

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Does drinking rum affect the nervous system in ways that are different than other alcoholic beverages?

Does drinking rum affect the nervous system in ways that are different than other alcoholic beverages?

Alcohol is alcohol: The only difference between different forms of alcohol is the percent of alcohol in the drink, which in combination with the amount consumed determines the effective dose of alcohol. This absorption of the dose may be altered by several factors, such as whether food is present in the stomach. ...Read more